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Here, Amongst the Flowers and Vegetables

Lienallie gave this talk at Permaculture Action Day at our farm on November 4, 2017.  Over the course of the day, about 200 people gathered to take part in a day of hands-on regenerative projects, music, shared food, workshops, and … Continue reading

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2016 Annual Report: Donors

Many Thanks to All of Our Generous Donors in 2016. Our Garden and Our Trainees Couldn’t Grow Without You! Sustainer of the Garden ($25,000 and over) Quentin Hancock             Newman’s Own Foundation Nurturer of the Garden ($10,000-$24,999) Monterey Peninsula Foundation    … Continue reading

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Shelter from the Storm

Justin gave this talk to guests at Homeless Garden Project’s Sustain Farm Supper, 9.16.2017 Good Evening!  First of all, I would like to thank everyone for being here tonight.  And an extra special thank you to Mr. Tom Steyer and … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Purse

My name is Ali. My favorite flower, Shepherd’s Purse, is a weed. You can find an abundant amount of it in the cracks in the sidewalks along the streets and even next to the highway. It is strong and delicate … Continue reading

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A State of Being Akin to Drowning

Shannon spoke at our Sustain Farm Supper on June 10, 2017 to over 200 people. Good evening. My name is Shannon McGurk and I am a trainee at the Homeless Garden Project. This experience has been a genuine blessing in … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper into “Cultivating Community:” Our Community Education & Volunteer Program

One goal of our community education and volunteer programs is to create the Inclusion in our vision statement: We envision a thriving and inclusive community, workforce and local food system. A recent study performed by UCSC researchers, Heather E. Bullock, … Continue reading

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Catalyst for Change

Hello and welcome to our farm and garden. My name is April Wilson and I am blessed and honored to be here. I am a trainee here at Homeless Garden Project. I’ll begin with a testimony about myself and what … Continue reading

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2015 Annual Report: Donors

2015 Annual Report: Donors

A  Huge, Warm Thank You to All of Our Many Generous Donors in 2015. Without You, Our Garden, and Our Trainees Couldn’t Grow! Sustainer of the Garden ($25,000 and over) Quentin Hancock      Newman’s Own Foundation       … Continue reading

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All Things Are Born Anew

Four days ago, Darrie pulled me aside at work and gave me what felt like an impossibly hard task. I was to write my story of how I got here and how the program has benefited me, and share it … Continue reading

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Everything I Need in a Job

On May 27, 2016, I was released from jail after a month of incarceration. I had only been in the car about two minutes when my case worker informed that the Homeless Garden Project (HGP) was going to give jobs … Continue reading

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